Definition of Balefires

1. Noun. (plural of balefire) ¹



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Definition of Balefires

1. balefire [n] - See also: balefire

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balefires

balductum
baldwin
baldy
bale
bale out
bale up
balearic
balearica
baled
baled out
baleen
baleen whale
baleen whales
baleens
balefire
balefires (current term)
baleful
balefull
balefully
balefulness
balefulnesses
balenological
balenology
baler
balers
bales
bales out
balibago
balibuntal
baling

Literary usage of Balefires

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1. The Mythology of All Races by John Arnott MacCulloch, Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, Alice Werner (1916)
"The great summer solstice festival of the Celts, with its balefires, is of a kind with that of the ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"... and they laid amid it the mighty chieftain, heroes mourning their master dear. Then on the hill that hugest of balefires the warriors wakened. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1835)
"... long closed in vain—his genius bringing back from oblivion ages of his country's history all pictured as vividly as when the balefires blazed ou Tweed, ..."

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